Property Outlook 2017

  • When:
    Monday, 27 March 2017, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Where:
    1/F, Pearl 5, InterContinental Shanghai Puxi, 上海浦西洲际酒店1楼珍珠厅5号
    500 Heng Feng Road
  • Price:
    RMB 230 including two drinks and canapés (cash only). Members only.

Over the 12 months during 2016, China’s prosperous property market maintained its thriving industry activity, accounting for around 15% of the country’s GDP.

As property sales and prices continued to boom in over 70 of China’s major cities, properties across Shanghai and beyond also benefitted from the waves of investment as the year drew to an end.

To gain the latest comprehensive insights and developments into the property market over the next 12 months, the Chamber's Construction & Property Focus Group encourages all members to attend this session. Four property experts will share their market knowledge with members, namely:

  • Michael Wu, Colliers, to share key information on the commercial sector;
  • James MacDonald, Savills, to provide an in-depth analysis of the retail sector;
  • Stuart Ross, JLL, to cover key issues in the industrial sector; and
  • Shaun Brodie, Cushman & Wakefield, to examine the residential sector.

Members will then have the opportunity to discuss other major industry trends during a Q&A session with the guest speakers.


6.30-7.00pm Registration & Networking
7.00-7.05pm Opening Introduction
7.05-8.00pm Presentation with Q&A 
8.00-8.30pm Networking

No-show Policy: Please note you must cancel your reservation in writing to the event contact staff 24 hours in advance. No-shows without prior notification will be charged a no-show fee of RMB100. 

Walk-in Policy: Please note that members who attend the event without prior reservation will be charged a walk-in fee of RMB50 if spaces are still available. 

Speaker Introduction

Michael Wu

Senior Director, Office Services, Colliers

Michael Wu oversees Colliers’ Office Services –Tenant Representation operations in East China area. He and his team drive for comprehensive and tailor-made office space solutions for each client. With 13 years of experience in commercial real estate, Michael is an expert of office strategy and negotiation and has served many major MNCs and satisfied their needs for office space. His major clients include General Motors, McKinsey & Company, Paul Hastings Jenofsky & Walker, Fortis Bank, Prudential Life Insurance, British Council, among others.

James MacDonald

Director, Savills Research China

James Macdonald was appointed as Head of Savills Research China in 2007. He has overall responsibility for expanding the research capabilities, and to consolidate and integrate all research activities in Greater China.

Since joining Savills that year, James has been actively involved in the growth of the Research and Development Consultancy department, advising and liaising with, numerous developers and financial institutions.

At Savills, James has worked with numerous MNCs including developers such as Tishman Speyer, SHK, Hines, CRC and Riofisa. He has also advised a number of the more active investment institutions including Treasury Holdings, Morgan Stanley and SEB, with reports covering a wide variety of developments including mixed and single use projects in Shanghai, Harbin, Nanjing, Beijing, Tianjin, Chengdu, Hangzhou and Guangzhou.

Stuart Ross

Head of Industrial China, JLL

Stuart Ross has more than 20 years’ experience in the Asia Pacific industrial market (10 years in China) across land, development & investment markets. He Leads 50+ industrial specialists throughout China delivering best practices in Logistics and Manufacturing transactions, consultancy & other integrated service.

Shaun Brodie

Senior Director, Head of Occupier Research, Cushman & Wakefield

With 16 years of experience in China, Shaun Brodie has a deep understanding of the country and its property market. In his role as Head of Occupier Research for the Greater China region, Shaun works closely with Cushman & Wakefield's Occupier Services Group in China and its Global Occupier Services Group to produce timely whitepaper's for the company's occupier clients. Recent topics covered include, Blockchain and its impact on commercial property, lease accounting changes and how ready occupiers in China are for the impending changes and Brexit and its effect on China's Grade A office market.

In addition, Shaun writes property market related articles for trade publications, magazines and newspapers and is often a speaker at property seminars and conferences. Shaun has a MSc in Surveying from the University of Reading, he has a Master of Corporate Real Estate certificate from CoreNet Global, he is both a Chartered Surveyor and a Chartered Builder and he is the current Co-Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce’s Real Estate and Construction Committee in Shanghai.

Event contact

Joanna Zhang
+86 21 6218 5022 ext. 24